NCAA – 2 Sides to the Coin

Kevin Ollie demands retraction in the latest news surrounding his dismissal from UCONN.  After winning a National Championship in 2014, things haven't been rosy for the former Crenshaw High Star, whose team posted a 14-18 record last season, missing the NCAA tourney. We're keeping an eagle's eye out on his situation and how the University... Continue Reading →

The Love of the Game

It's tough when it's all said and done.  You've been pushing the rock most of your life.  Then the final buzzer sounds, putting an end to your high school career.  You didn't get any offers and it's time to consider an alternate route.  Do I walk on?  How about JC?  Is it time to get... Continue Reading →

The State of AAU

Major rule changes expected for July live recruiting period. Cherish those moments.  It might be the last time we witness AAU in all its Glory. The NCAA is expected to end the July live recruiting period as we know it. Aw, dang. No more Vegas Tourneys?? Here's an article on the issue. Popscout Elevate Yo' game

Popscout Scouting Report

Taking a look at a few standouts from the Nike 32nd Annual Fairfax Summer Basketball Classic June 30, 2018 - Final Day of Action Cassius Stanley 6'5 G 2019 Sierra Canyon High School Dynamic play-maker with NBA skill-sets.  At 6'5, can handle in the open court while beating his defender off the dribble. Gets to... Continue Reading →

The ‘Big’ Dilemma

The game is fast. Teams push the rock.  Guards look to jelly, shimmy, and euro step their way for buckets.  Set offenses are happening, but it's not the norm.   One might say Chino Hills and the Ball Brothers (including Lavar) set the stage for such antics.  Allowing players to ball at a frenetic pace, opened... Continue Reading →

Back Court Running Mates

We know, we know. It's a bit early to take a look at the 2018-19 campaign with the AAU summer circuit in full motion.  With that being said, here's a few stud- muffins who'll look to take their team to the promise land next season. Ashley Orozco & Mia Manzano Alemany High School Seniors -... Continue Reading →

Popscout Scouting Reports

Taking a look at a few soldiers who appear to be separating themselves from the competition. Evan Mobley 6'11 200  PF/C Class of 2020 ESPN Rating: N/A Offers:  5 Evan is developing into a solid recruit, having offers from major D1's such as UCLA, USC, Stanford, Alabama, and San Diego State.  Appears to be finding... Continue Reading →

CIF Championship Scores

Congrats to all the teams who picked up a "Ship. Get some rest and be ready for State Playoffs. Popscout City Section Boys Open - Westchester 63 Fairfax 53 Div. I - George Washington 60 University 58 Div II - King Drew 62 Van Nuys 60 Div. III - South East 65 Manual Arts 44... Continue Reading →

CIF SS Final Schedule

March 2-3, 2018 Friday at Long Beach St. Girls' Open Division: #2 Windward vs. #1 Harvard-Westlake, 6 p.m. Boys' Open Division: #5 Sierra Canyon vs. #3 Mater Dei, 8:30 p.m. Friday at Azusa Pacific University Boys' Division 3A: #1 Riverside Notre Dame vs. #3 Bishop Amat, 6 p.m. Girls' Division 2A: #1 Glendora vs. #3... Continue Reading →

Boys CIF SS Final Four Schedule

Final Four Schedule February 23, 2018 7pm Open Division Consolation Bracket St John Bosco vs Rancho Christian Crespi vs Santa Margarita D1 Long Beach Poly vs Chino Hills Pasadena vs Rancho Verde (Maranatha High) D2A Valencia vs Poly San Marcos vs Muir D2AA Crossroads vs Cajon Upland vs Brentwood D3A Notre Dame vs Murieta Mesa... Continue Reading →

Marquee Match-ups

Feb 20, 2018 Long Beach Poly (21-7, 11-1) @ Oak Park (21-6, 8-0) 7pm Long Beach Poly comes to town looking to put an end to Oak Park's 12 game winning streak.  The Jackrabbits always bring their grittiness to the forefront.   Oak Park's Big Man Ezekial Richards scooped up an offer from Santa Clara. Now... Continue Reading →

Boys basketball: CIF SS Updated Schedule

BOYS BASKETBALL OPEN DIVISION Quarterfinals, Friday Bishop Montgomery 60, St. John Bosco 43 Sierra Canyon 83, Rancho Christian 79 Mater Dei 63, Crespi 53 Etiwanda 67, Santa Margarita 62 Championship semifinals Saturday, Feb. 24 At Cal Baptist Univesity, Riverside Bishop Montgomery vs. Sierra Canyon Etiwanda vs. Mater Dei Consolation semifinals Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.... Continue Reading →

Cent10 wins in Overtime

CIF SS D1 Playoffs - 2nd Round February 16, 2018 Cent10 fought to the finish, squeaking out the victory in overtime by the score of 91-83. The two DJ's were special on both teams.  DJ McDonald poured in 37 for the Warriors, who saw 6'11 big man Fred Odhiambo foul out with several minutes remaining... Continue Reading →

Open Division CIF SS Boys Preview

1 Bishop Montgomery vs 8 St. John Bosco 2 Etiwanda vs 7 Santa Margarita 3 Mater Dei vs 6 Crespi 4 Rancho Christian vs 5 Sierra Canyon (Temecula Valley HS) All Games 7pm Friday, February 16, 2018 at Higher seed. 1 Bishop Montgomery vs 8 St. John Bosco Bishop Montgomery Knights Head Coach - Doug... Continue Reading →

Adidas Gauntlet Series Schedule 2018

Adidas gauntlet Series 2018 Click here for link to website Boys Gold Division April 20-22 Adidas Gauntlet Regional Qualifiers: Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, DC April 27-29 Adidas Gauntlet (Includes Silver Divisions): Atlanta, GA May 25-27 Adidas Gauntlet Regional Qualifiers: Atlanta, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles July 11-15 Adidas Gauntlet Finale (Includes Silver Divisions): New York... Continue Reading →

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